The Templeton Twins Have an Idea

(Author) (Illustrator)
Backorder (temporarily out of stock)
1 other format in stock!
Product Details
Price
$16.99  $15.80
Publisher
Chronicle Books (CA)
Publish Date
Pages
227
Dimensions
6.1 X 8.0 X 0.8 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780811866798

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate
About the Author
Ellis Weiner is a contributor to the New Yorker and a regular blogger for the Huffington Post. He is also the author of several books, including Yiddish with Dick and Jane, which he co-authored with his wife. He lives in southern California.

Jeremy Holmes is the creative mind behind Mutt Ink, a graphic design studio. His first book, There Was an Old Lady (also published by Chronicle), was awarded BolognaRazzi's Opera Prima award at the 2010 Bologna Book Fair. He lives in Pennsylvania.
Reviews
"This book is for those students who enjoy a little sarcasm with their humor." - Library Media Connection
"A great book for kids who love puzzles and humor. Weiner's narrators steal the show with their use of sarcasm and wit." - Halley Pucker, Boswell Book Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
"An entertaining start to a new series." - School Library Journal
"Illustrations.play up the story's humor as well as highlighting the twins' ingenuity." - The Horn Book
"The most prominent character is the self-satisfied and aggressively intrusive Narrator, whose banter with readers instantly sets a comedic, sarcastic tone" - Publishers Weekly
"This book a) is extraordinarily snarky, b) has glorious illustrations, c) is sure to be a hit, d) all of the above?" - NerdyBookClub.com
"The scene-hogging narrator steals the show in this clever series opener." - Kirkus Reviews
"A rip roaring fun read that is a must share." - Shannon Messenger/Marvelous Middle Grade Monday
"An irresistible start to a planned series" - Common Sense Media
"Readers... will welcome this and the duo's future exploits." - Booklist
"Anyone with a sly sense of humor is sure to love this book and cry out for "More, please!" " - Reading Today
"The narrator plays as big a role (or bigger) as any of the characters, constantly wisecracking, setting up scenes and occasionally berating the reader." - SFGate.com
"This entertaining series will win over word lovers, mystery and puzzle solvers, fans of gadgets and those who previously had not thought of themselves as readers" - Shelf Awareness, starred review
"A page-turning and funny tale." -Shelf Awareness for Readers, starred review
"A hilarious and clever adventure " - Education.com
"The narrator's antics are one of the book's great charms" - Time Out Chicago Kids, Best New Kit Lit Series of 2012
"If you've got smart (or maybe smart-mouthed) kids, they'll get a kick out of The Templeton Twins" - Wired.com's GeekDads